For the Birds: Rufous Hummingbirds love Flowering Red Currant

Sunday, March 21, 2021

First, the flowering red currant blooms
Photo by Christine Southwick

By Christine Southwick

Rufous Hummingbirds time their northward migrations to coincide with the flowering of Salmonberries and Red Flowering Currants.

Then the Rufous Hummingbirds appear
Photo by Craig Kerns

Be watching for Rufous Hummingbirds to be passing through your yards-- males first, with females a couple of weeks behind.


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